MARYLAND (1890, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
92206
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wyandotte, MI
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
103
Builder Name:
Detroit Dry Dock Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Inter Ocean Transportation Co., Milwaukee, WI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
22", 35", 56" x 44", 1,400hp, 72rpm engine, Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, MI. 14' 2" x 11' 6", 150# steam scotch boilers, Dry Dock Engine Works. 13' 2" diameter; 16'pitch sectional propeller.
Dimensions
Length:
316.4'
Beam:
42'
Depth:
20.4'
Tonnage (gross):
2,419
Tonnage (net):
1,892
Final Disposition
Final Location:
100 miles southeast of Sandy Hook, NJ
Atlantic Ocean
Date:
26 Dec 1916
How:
foundered
Final Cargo:
oil, syrup, general cargo
Notes:
Bound Philadelphia, PA for London; foundered; 34 lives lost.
History

1890, Aug 7 Carried largest cargo to date on the lakes, 3,142 gross tons iron ore from Escanaba, MI.

1907, Jul 11 Sank propeller TUSCARORA in collision near entrance to Lake Huron on St. Clair River.

1910, Apr Collision with steamer WARNER; repaired Buffalo Dry Docks.

1912, Feb 10 Owned Vance & Joys.

1916 Owned C. W. Moody, Milwaukee, WI.

1916, May 1 Owned Coastwise Transportation Co; Boston, MA.

1916, Dec 26 Foundered in gale, Atlantic Ocean.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

MARYLAND (1890, Bulk Freighter)
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MARYLAND (1890, Bulk Freighter)